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Larry Lee Evans (Coxey)

Larry Lee Evans (Coxey)

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12/11/10 05:37 PM #1    

Garth Westover

Obituary - Larry Lee Evans (Coxey)


Larry Lee Coxey passed away August 20, 2007 of causes related to heart desease. He was born August 25, 1943, in Ogden, Utah to Margaret L. Dieu and LeRoy Coxey, who later divorced. Larry was raised in Ogden by his mother and stepfather, Ellis L. Evans. He graduated from Ogden High (1961) and Weber State Collage (1969) with a BA in Geology.

He married Sirkka-Liisa Forss in the LDS Logan Temple. At the time of his death he had 2 chilren and 3 grandchildren.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where he held many positions and served a mission in Finland.

Larry worked at many jobs, including working for UDOT in the materials lab and as a Northern Region Geologist (65-70) and then for the Alaska DOT as a field geologist, Highway Designer, and Project engineer working out of Valdez and Nome.

He is survived by his wife, Sirkka, and children, Nina-Leena (Shane) Morgan, Ogden and Russell (Stephanie) Coxey, Nome, AK, 3 grandchildren in Ogden, Uncle Douglas Dieu, Ogden; 2 sisters - Kathleen (Brad) Killian, Annette (Tom) Evans-McParland, 2 brothers - Michael (Myra) Evans, David (Kathy) Evans and many nieces and nephews.

The family extends thanks to the staff of Ogden Regional ICU and Promise L.T.A.C. in Salt Lake.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2007 at Leavitt's Mortuary.


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